Logan Liberty enters his fourth year as an assistant coach on Jeff Juron’s men’s basketball coaching staff in 2019-20.
Over his first two seasons on the Rams’ bench, Liberty furthered his education with a Master’s Degree in Administration of Higher Education, which he completed in December 2016, while working in the Athletic Department as a graduate assistant.
With his degree already accomplished, Liberty was a main ingredient to what was the most successful Suffolk men’s basketball season in over a decade. In his second season as an assistant coach, he helped the Rams capture the most victories (15-12) since 2001-02, while winning the most conference competitions (9-7) since 2005-06 to grab the sixth seed in the league tournament. In Suffolk’s sixth straight post-season appearance Liberty helped the blue-and-gold make a semifinals run, the deepest post-season journey in the Juron era, further the Rams went to GNAC glory since 2005-06 and fourth-ever trip to the league semis.
Suffolk was rewarded for its success on the hardwood as a record number of Rams were recognized by the conference. Brendan Mulson’s GNAC Rookie of the Year award highlighted the trio of student-athletes acknowledge, while Thomas Duffy (second team) and Michael Hagopian (third team) were also praised for their playing performances. With spots on the all-conference team, Duffy and Hagopian became the first pair to pick up all-league nods in the same season since 2005-06.
Success continued to grow a year later. In 2018-19 the team ran its win total to 18-8, the most since 1975-76, and put together a 9-2 league ledger, good for second in the conference standings, the highest since 2002.
The well-balanced team saw mutliple noteworthy individual standouts highlighted by the 2018-19 NCAA Division III Statistical Champion for three-point field goal percentage Alexander Jacovides. With Jacovides prominence coming at the national level, junior Thomas Duffy and senior Steven DiPrizio were acknowledged on the conference stage with all-league nods on the first and third teams, respectively. Duffy hit an individual milestone as well along with senior Michael Hagopian as the pair each joined the Rams' 1,000-point club.
On the bench in 2016-17, Liberty helped Suffolk to a 7-19 overall mark, 6-12 league ledger and fifth straight trip to the GNAC Tourney. Along the way, the first-year assistant coach, helped Michael Hagopian take home All-GNAC second team honors after the sophomore put out a standout season that featured back-to-back 30-plus point games, a first for a Ram in a decade. Liberty also aided in Suffolk’s first-ever GNAC Institutional Sportsmanship Award, while the Rams stood out in the classroom, garnering NABC Team Academic Excellence for the first time.
Straight off the court from a four-year career with the Rams’ GNAC competitor Lasell, Liberty brought a fresh players perspective and a wealth of conference knowledge to a well-balanced coaching staff.
As a player with the Lasers, the 6-foot-8 forward immediately made an impact as a freshman and continuously contributed up to his final campaign as a senior in 2015-16, in which he started every contest. Over his storied four-year career, Liberty saw action in 85 games averaging 5.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest.
A Duxbury, Vermont, product Liberty established his playing roots at Harwood Union, where he earned varsity status in baseball and basketball.
The son of Todd and Andra Liberty, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management with a minor in coaching from Lasell in May 2016.